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What is an initial public offering?

Selling stock to the public not only offers liquidity to company founders, but it's also "a signal to the world that the business has made it."

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 12, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What are some funding sources in my state or region?

Healthcare entrepreneurs can find a wide range of unique state and regional incentives, from tax credits to cash grants.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on May 05, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How can I approach friends and family to invest in my healthcare startup?

Friends and family are the only investors you're likely to encounter who will be predisposed to saying yes, but you still owe them a clear and detailed presentation of the opportunity and risks.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on April 28, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding lets entrepreneurs present their ideas to a large number of potential investors who can help startups reach their funding goals.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on March 17, 2014
Category:  Creation 
4 things startups should judge VC firms on

Last month we looked at what turns investors off of biotech startups. But what about venture capital firms? When it comes to healthcare investing, what signs should alert startups, or for that matter the members of a VC firm, that the firm is stuck in a time warp?

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MedCityNews .com
on December 11, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Investing in bioscience for the long haul

Investors in bioscience are looking not just for financial returns, but societal returns over the long haul in a global economy. And that will take collaborative efforts and a crowdsourcing of expertise as well as capital.

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Rita Baron-Faust
on November 5, 2013
Record year for venture funding of health IT companies

With only three quarters completed, 2013 has already been a record year for venture funding in digital health, according to San Francisco-based health IT incubator Rock Health, which has been tracking deals in the space since 2011.

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Dan Emerson
on October 14, 2013
Category:  Creation 
DARPA's director of small business programs shares funding tips

The Department of Health and Human Services isn’t the only federal agency interested in funding medical research. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Department of Defense's primary innovation engine that's responsible for developing new technologies for use by the military, also frequently undertakes project in biology, medicine and neuroscience.

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MedCityNews .com
on October 14, 2013
Category:  Creation 
Featured apps at Health 2.0 focus on reducing stress, monitoring heart rate

Healthcare conferences seem to have a monopoly on exercise and wellness, but that's not always the case at Health 2.0. Fitbits and contenders were nowhere in sight at the session on "Tracking and Monitoring Wellness."

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Mari Edlin
on October 2, 2013
Category:  Creation  Growth 
eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship

See who made eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship this week.

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Ryan Amin
on August 16, 2013
Category:  Creation  Execution  Growth  Ideation